We are a safe place for street youth.

entrance to Directions Youth Services Centre

entrance to Directions Youth Services Centre

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youth eating area & hang out area at Directions

We are:

  • OPEN 24 / 7 / 365,
  • FOR YOUTH 13—24 YEARS OLD
  • LOW-BARRIER,
  • NON-JUDGMENTAL,
  • LGBTQ2S FRIENDLY, AND
  • HERE TO HELP.

At Directions Youth Services drop in centre, you can:

Eat • Get Clean • Store Stuff

Be in a safe place • have fun

Get $ • ID • gov't assistance

  • Earn money
  • Get ID
  • Connect to Ministry of Child & Family Development (MCDF)
  • Connect to Income Assistance
  • Get info on education
  • Get help with “aging-out”

Get Health Care & Pet Care

DIRECTIONS DROP IN CENTRE SCHEDULE

Monday
Midnight-8 AM Crisis support 2 x (1 hour entry)
8:30-10 AM Drop in (24 & under)
9:30 AM Entry for SYJA list (24 & under)
10:30 AM-4 PM Drop-in (18 & under) + goal-oriented access (21 & under)
2-8 PM Media room (24 & under)
4 PM-12 Midnight Drop in (21 & under)

6-8 PM Barbers OR massage therapy (altnerating weeks)
6-8 PM Another Slice meeting
7-9 PM Drop in (24 & under)
7-9 PM Doctor on site (24 & under)
8 PM Hot meal

Tuesday
  • Midnight-8 AM Crisis Support 2 x (1 hour entry)
  • 8:30-10:30 AM Drop in (24 & under) with Nexus & Odyssey
  • 9 AM A&D Breakfast
  • 9-11 AM Acupuncture
  • 8:30 AM Entry for SYJA list (24 & under)
  • 10:30 AM-4 PM drop-in (18 & under) + goal-oriented access (21 & under)
  • 2-8 PM Media room (24 & under)
  • 4 PM-Midnight 21 & under drop in
  • 7-9 PM Drop in (24 & under)
  • 8 PM Hot meal
Wednesday
  • Midnight-8 AM Crisis support; 2 x (1 hour entry)
  • 8:30-10:30 AM Drop in (24 & under)
  • 10:30 AM-4 PM Drop-in (18 & under) + goal-oriented access (21 & under)
  • 4 PM-12 AM Drop in (21 & under)
  • 4:30-8 PM Art program
  • 7-9 PM Drop in (24 & under)
  • 8 PM Hot meal
Thursday
  • Midnight-8 AM Crisis support 2 x (1 hour entry)
  • 9 AM Breakfast
  • 9-11 AM Acupuncture
  • 9:30 AM SYJA list (24 & under)
  • 10:30 AM-4 PM drop-in (18 & under) + goal-oriented access (21 & under)
  • 8:30-10:30 AM Drop in (24 & under)
  • 10:30AM-4PM 1:1 Support with goals (21 & under)
  • 2-8 PM Media room (24 & under)
  • 3:30-5 PM Youth Outreach Wellness Group
  • 4 PM-Midnight Drop in (21 & under)
  • 7-9 PM Drop in (24 & under) and nurse practitioner available
  • 8 PM Hot meal
  • 8-9 PM SPCA Kim available
Friday
  • Midnight-8 AM Crisis support; 2 x (1 hour entry)
  • 8:30-10:30 AM Drop in (24 & under)
  • 9:30 AM SYJA list (24 & under)
  • 10:30 AM-4 PM Drop-in (18 & under) + goal-oriented access (21 & under)
  • 4 PM-Midnight Drop in (21 & under)
  • 4:30-8 PM Art program
  • 7-9 PM Drop in (24 and under)
  • 8 PM Hot meal
Saturday
  • Midnight-8 AM Crisis support 2 x (1 hour entry)
  • 8 AM-4 PM Crisis support 2 x (1 hour entry)
  • 4 PM-Midnight Drop in (21 & under)
  • 7-9 PM Drop in (24 & under)
  • 8 PM Hot Meal
Sunday
  • Midnight-8 AM Crisis support 2 x (1 hour entry)
  • 8 AM-4 PM Crisis support 2 x (1 hour entry)
  • 4 PM-Midnight Drop in (21 & under)
  • 7-9 PM Drop in (24 & under)
  • 8 PM Hot meal

NEED HELP? GIVE US A CALL!

Are you homeless? Couch surfing? Living somewhere unsafe?

Do you need support? Are you 13—24 years old?

Please call us to talk about it: 604-633-1472 / toll free 1-866-249-6884. Or email directions@fsgv.ca.

We are open 24 / 7  / 365.

If you can’t call first, drop in to 1138 Burrard St. in Vancouver, across from St. Paul’s Hospital.

We look forward to hearing from you!